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December 8, 2017

Energy – SciPol Weekly, December 2 – December 8

In this week's Energy SciPol Weekly, a new Dakota Access Pipeline spill response plan; the Supreme Court rules on solar power dispute; Elon Musk bets Tesla can finish largest battery in the world in just 100 days.

November 24, 2017

Energy – SciPol Weekly, November 18 – November 24

In this week's Energy SciPol Weekly, new nuclear testing facility in Idaho; new oil and gas drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; protestors at Wisconsin pipeline; and more efficient offshore wind construction. 

November 10, 2017

Energy – SciPol Weekly, November 4 – November 10

In this week's Energy SciPol weekly, a source of energy called "Quark Fusion", the impacts of Hurricane Maria, the costs of wind and solar are falling, and a Puerto Rico-specific energy policy. 

First Look: Congressional disapproval of a rule submitted by the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to "Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers" (Public Law 115-4, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Energy

Repeals a Securities and Exchange Commission rule requiring public disclosure of payments made by oil, gas, and mining companies to governments if in excess of $100,000 a year.

Updated last November 9, 2017
for the 02/14/2017 version of HJRes 41 (Public Law No: 115-4)